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Debate Over Confederate Statues Continues in Baltimore

Mayor Pugh and city residents call for removal of Confederate monuments.

Arts District

Big Changes for the Baltimore AFRAM Festival

The annual festival has been downsized and relocated.

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Key Takeaways from DOJ Investigation into Baltimore Police Department

Mayor, police commissioner, and DOJ officials meet at City Hall to discuss the findings report.

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Enoch Pratt Free Library Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Canton Branch

Location reveals updated floor plan and new computers after four-year renovation.

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Baltimore Experiences Biggest Snowstorm in History

Mayor holds press conference and advises citizens to stay off roads.

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Protests Growing After Judge Declares Mistrial in Porter Case

Police arresting protestors and emotions rising, as politicians urge demonstrators to keep the peace.

News & Community

Gov. Hogan Seeks to Block Syrian Refugees; Fellow Politicians and Public Respond

Hogan wants to close Maryland's borders to Syrian refugees, but is that even possible?

News & Community

The Chatter: September 2015

Overheard from Maryland Sign Painters, U.S. Citizenship Ceremony, and Normal's Books

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Mayor Fires Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts

Deputy police commissioner Kevin Davis will serve as interim commissioner.

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Waterfront Partnership Ice Rink in Inner Harbor Opens Today

Ice skating returns to Inner Harbor with brand new rink.

Charmed Life

Best Dressed Mayor

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has been named one of the top ten best-dressed mayors in the world by ​Vanity Fair.

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